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Richard III

Directed by Laurence Olivier
United Kingdom, 1955
Drama, Biography, History


As director, producer, and star, Laurence Olivier transfigures Shakespeare’s great historical drama Richard III into a mesmerizing vision of Machiavellian villainy.

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Richard III Directed by Laurence Olivier

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1956 | 2 wins including: Silver Bear International Prize

Academy Awards

1957 | Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role

National Board of Review

1956 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

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